Magnet fishers pull '10in mortar' out of river in Leicester - updates

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Police are reportedly on the scene of an incident in which magnet fishers have pulled what has been described by an eyewitness as a '10in mortar' out of the River Soar.

The police are taping off Soar Lane, near The Rally Park, and all around the cement works, while the situation is dealt with.

It is not believed to be causing any traffic issues.

We're covering this incident live, updates are below.

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 link source - Leicester Mercury

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